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Orpheus Caledonius : or, A collection of Scots songs


Published 1733
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For high voice and continuo

An enlarged edition of Thomson's 'Orpheus Caledonius or a collection of the best Scotch songs', London, [1725]

According to the New Grove Online, many of the tunes in the first edition are from Allan Ramsay's Tea-table miscellany (Edinburgh, 1723), while the melodic ornaments and figured basses are Thomson's. In this 2nd ed. the basses are not figured

Several songs include transposed parts for flute

Engraved music on leaves numbered separately

Unfigured, unrealized bass

List of subscribers in vol. 1

V.1 dedicated to the Queen, v.2 dedicated to the Duchess of Hamilton

Dr. James and Dr. Margaret Whitby donation


Volume 1
Publisher London : Printed for the author, at his House in Leicester-Fields.
Pages 244
Language English
Call number MZ2089
Digitizing sponsor University of Western Ontario - University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor University of Western Ontario
Collection universitywesterno; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
Notes No copyright page found.

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